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Review: Lipitor and SAM-e

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Lipitor and SAM-e. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Lipitor (what 132,648 Lipitor users reported?) has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is used in high blood cholesterol.

Sam-e (what 65 Sam-e users reported?) has active ingredients of same. It is used in depression.

On Aug, 1, 2014: 1 people who take Lipitor, SAM-e is studied

Lipitor, SAM-e outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Lipitor (atorvastatin calcium)
- SAM-e (same)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Lipitor is effectiven/an/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/a
SAM-e is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/an/an/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Muscle Spasmsn/an/aMuscle Spasmsn/an/an/an/a

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Lipitor is effective100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/a
SAM-e is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
Muscle Spasmsn/a

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Lipitor is effectiven/an/an/an/an/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/a
SAM-e is effectiven/an/an/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/an/an/an/an/aMuscle Spasmsn/a

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Lipitor (atorvastatin calcium) is often used to treat high blood cholesterol. Sam-e (same) is often used to treat depression. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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